June 1973 calendar

June 1973

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in June 1973.
The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on June 1973: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 1973?


  • 01 Jun 1973 Greek President Papadopoulos asks for Parliamentary Presidential Republic
  • 02 Jun 1973 Nash at Nine closes at Helen Hayes Theater NYC after 21 performances
  • 03 Jun 1973 Smith closes at Eden Theater NYC after 17 performances
  • 04 Jun 1973 43rd French Womens Tennis: Margaret Court beats C Evert (67 76 64)
  • 05 Jun 1973 43rd French Mens Tennis: Ilse Nastase beats Nikki Pilic
  • 07 Jun 1973 Rangers draft Texas high school pitcher David Clyde #1
  • 08 Jun 1973 Admiral Luis Carrero Blanco appointed Premier of Spain
  • 09 Jun 1973 105th Belmont: Ron Turcotte aboard Secretariat wins in 2:24
  • 10 Jun 1973 19th LPGA Championship won by Mary Mills
  • 12 Jun 1973 Yanks trade wife swapper Mike Kekich for Lowell Palmer
  • 14 Jun 1973 46th National Spelling Bee: Barrie Trinkle wins spelling vouchsafe
  • 15 Jun 1973 American Graffiti opens in New York City
  • 16 Jun 1973 Leonid I Brezhnev visit US
  • 17 Jun 1973 1st du Maurier Golf Classic (La Canadienne): Jocelyne Bourassa
  • 18 Jun 1973 NCAA makes urine testing mandatory for participants.
  • 19 Jun 1973 Rocky Horror Picture Show, stage production opens in London
  • 20 Jun 1973 San Francisco Giants Bobby Bonds sets NL record with 22 lead off HRs
  • 22 Jun 1973 Dutch High Council stops fluorine addition to drink water
  • 23 Jun 1973 Cyrano closes at Palace Theater NYC after 49 performances
  • 24 Jun 1973 Marlene Raymond (age 15), limboes under a flaming bar at 6.125 inches.
  • 25 Jun 1973 Russian party leader Brezhnev visits France
  • 26 Jun 1973 London production of Grease premieres
  • 27 Jun 1973 Live & Let Die premieres in US
  • 28 Jun 1973 Black Sports Hall of Fame forms: Paul Robeson, Elgin Baylor, Jesse Owens, Jim Brown, Wilma Rudolph, Joe Louis and Althea Gibson elected
  • 30 Jun 1973 Burns & Schreiber Comedy Hour, TV Variety
  • 09 Jun 1973 In horse racing, Secretariat wins the U.S. Triple Crown.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in June 1973?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - My Love
  2. - Give Me Love (Give Me Peace On Earth)
  3. - Daniel
  4. - Frankenstein
  5. - Playground In My Mind

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Can The Can
  2. - Welcome Home
  3. - Rubber Bullets
  4. - I'm The Leader Of The Gang (I Am)
  5. - See My Baby Jive


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?


Which were the most popular books released in June 1973?

The Summer Before The Dark by Doris Lessing

The Summer Before The Dark


The classic novel by Nobel laureate Doris Lessing about the pivotal summer of one woman's lives is a fascinating exploration into the frightening gulf between youth age and old age.

The Joy Of Sex by Alex Comfort

The Joy Of Sex


The Joy of Sex is a famous program that helps couples find sex that is fun, exciting, passionate, satisfying, and most importantly, enjoyable.

Dr. Atkins' Diet Revolution by Dr. Robert Atkins

Dr. Atkins' Diet Revolution


America's trusted doctor now shows how to live longer, feel better. Robert C. Atkins, a world-renowned medical expert, has taught millions how to lose weight while keeping it off

The Matlock Paper by Robert Ludlum

The Matlock Paper


James Barbour Matlock is a college professor and Vietnam veteran. Washington chooses him to stop a wide-reaching conspiracy in an assignment that is undercover and destined to put his life at risk.

Sleeping Beauty by Ross MacDonald

Sleeping Beauty


Lew Archer is the confidant in Sleeping Beauty. He has to deal with a violent, wealthy family that is plagued by a lot of problems, including an oil spillage, a missing child, and a lethal dose.